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Tyrode solution

noun Ty·rode solution
variants: or

Tyrode's solution

\ˈtī-ˌrōd(z)-\play

Medical Definition of Tyrode solution

  1. :  physiological saline containing sodium chloride 0.8, potassium chloride 0.02, calcium chloride 0.02, magnesium chloride 0.01, sodium bicarbonate 0.1, and sodium dihydrogen phosphate 0.005 percent

Biographical Note for tyrode solution

Tyrode

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Maurice Vejux

(1878–1930), American pharmacologist. An instructor of pharmacology at Harvard Medical School, Tyrode specialized in therapeutics.


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